New Defence Space Command Agency : Australia

New Defence Space Command Agency : Australia Australia has announced a new Defence Space Command Agency to counter the growing influence of Russia and China in space. It will help Australia in developing and advocating space-specific priorities within the government, industry, allies and even international partners. The agency will provide training to people to become […]

India-UAE CEPA: Finalized

India-UAE CEPA: Finalized The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) got finalised. India-UAE CEPA was signed on 18th February 2022, during the India-UAE Virtual Summit. The Agreement is expected to enter into force on 1st May 2022. CEPA provides for an institutional mechanism to encourage and improve trade […]

Koyna Dam

Koyna Dam The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India informed about the delay in the grant of Revised Administrative Approval to an incomplete hydroelectric project in Maharashtra. The delay resulted in the funds being blocked for more than six years. The Water Resources Department (WRD) of the Maharashtra government accorded Administrative Approval for the […]

Army Version Of Medium Range Surface To Air Missile

Army Version Of Medium Range Surface To Air Missile: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted two successful flight tests of the Army version of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) at the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. The tests were part of the live firing trials against high-speed […]

What is Space Economy?

Space Economy: A collaboration between two premier research and educational institutions in Thiruvananthapuram has shed light on India’s “space economy”. According to researchers from the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) and the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), the size of India’s space economy, is estimated at a figure of ₹36,794 crore (approximately […]